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ALTON MVttt CttANK Orelg tlesse! gr» jy IVE'R§ DELIGHtEO VOU QIME1O OUR FIRST LITM/lPty \ ** " DOCUSSONj ^NO J HOPE A3 tlMB OOfcS.OW >OU'fi£ / GOING TO ENOCY IT MORE /WD MOR£,,,THE TWINS ON OUR WOGMM WLL C6M6 SURPRISE ID 'ittJ, I'M SURE. KBKRV bRAKE By Alfred Andrlola MDU HAVFNT ASKEP Y PC*S rr MATTER?. US THE CAUSE OP HIS / ONE MAY ENTER THE PEATH/.. SHALL X / HOUSE OF PeATH BV TELL YOU WHAT v~-< MAN/ DOORS.. BUT WE KNOW? ) \ LEAVE BY NONE/ PLEASE., MAY 1 ALONE NOW, HE CAME AND WENT AS HIS WORK R6- <5UlReP,.ANPrt WAS HIS WI6H THAT I A UJNfi IWfOMFORT- A8LE SILENCE IS BRAKE- MRS. *XJR HUSISANP SON'T COME HOME LAST NISHT? FLASH GORDON By Dan Barry JOHNNY HAZARD By Frank Robbins BETTER (fflECK INTO THIS, ALFKEPO^ MM PESOMECLUE TO THE PLANE-CR45H V/CTIM'S IPENTITY IN THE LINING,, UH- HUH,,, EM5ROII7ERE7 NAME— *RONA SCHMIPT'J POOR SAL,,, HELLO 1 WHAT'S THIS? -fT MU6T BE THE ALTITUPE,,, I'M SEEING- THINGS — A KANE.' 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Send your questions name, age, address to "Tell Me Why!" care of this paper. In case of duplicate questions, the author will decide the winner. Today's winner is: Stephen Hunt, 10, Salt Lake City, Utah If you were to draw a picture of a spider and its web, how would you show the web? I would probably look like a whee with spokes and smaller ant smaller circles inside. Yet this kind of web, spun by the fa miliar garden spider, is only on< of many, many different kinds o; webs created by various spiders In fact, no other animals use silk in as many ways as do the spiders. This silk is manufacture ed in certain glands in the abdomen of th spider. The silk is forced through many tiny holes from the spinning organs at the tip of the abdomen. It comes out as a liquid which becomes solid , on contact with the air. But even the same spider produces many different kinds of silk- The silk used in making the web is sticky, so it can catch prey. The strong supporting strokes of the web are not sticky —and this is why a spider can run up and down its own web without getting stuck! The non sticky spokes are a safe path for it to follow. But did you know that one of the best known — and dreaded — spiders, the black widow, doesn't spin a pretty web at all? The black widow's web is a jumble of threads going every which way! Her are some other interesting kinds of webs spun by spiders. The trap-door spider makes a ;ottjelike burrow.''There is a lidlike opening at the top. It fits the burrow snugly and is .disguised by sticks aw) dirt. When an insect enters thli burrow it's realty like falling into I trap). The European water spider spins one of the meet interesting webs. It buHds a bell-shaped home 1 r— ff entirely under water. The spide fills .this with air brought from the surface. Here she lays the egg and rears the young' until the; can build for themselves. 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